RagingWire Leadership Team
Douglas Adams is President and Chief Executive Officer of RagingWire Data Centers. He was part of the founding executive team that started RagingWire in the year 2000.
During his tenure at RagingWire, Doug has made significant contributions to the company by winning new customers, expanding RagingWire's data center footprint, delivering innovative colocation products, and establishing the strategic partnership with NTT Communications.
Prior to RagingWire, Doug was Vice President of Sales and Marketing and General Manager, for NEC Technologies, Inc. with executive responsibility for NEC's magnetic and optical data storage products. He started his career with Mars, Inc., in sales and business development roles, ultimately rising to senior management.
Mr. Adams earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration-Marketing from the University of Southern California.
Joe Goldsmith is Senior Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer at RagingWire Data Centers, responsible for all aspects of go-to-market strategy and execution including: sales, marketing, product management, business development, channels, and sales operations.
Joe is a proven sales executive with more than 25 years of experience, including more than a decade in the data center industry.
Prior to joining RagingWire, Joe was the Chief Revenue Officer for Vantage Data Centers, utilizing his expertise in complex contract and lease negotiations to lead Vantage to become an industry leader in wholesale data centers. Previously, Joe was Vice President and General Manager at Digital Realty, where he led efforts related to global alliances, channel sales, and colocation products, growing the company’s annual revenues from $200 million to over $1.5 billion. He has also served as Executive Director of Global Accounts at Qwest, Director of Sales at FiberTower, and Vice President of Sales at Colo.com.
Mr. Goldsmith earned a Bachelor’s degree from the California State University-Sacramento.
Judi A. Lee is Senior Vice President of Human Resources at RagingWire Data Centers. She is responsible for the human resources function corporate wide including recruitment, organizational development, employee relations, benefits administration, compensation strategy, and training.
Judi has an extensive background in all aspects of human resources with more than 30 years of experience. Since joining RagingWire in 2005, she has led the creation and implementation of human resources functions to enable the success and growth of the company.
Prior to joining RagingWire, Judi held a number of human resources leadership positions at both start-up firms and large enterprises including Landmark Healthcare, Inc., Foundation Systems, Inc., Genesis Electronics Corporation, and Hewlett Packard. She has played a key role in the execution of restructuring programs to drive improved business performance as well as employee engagement and talent development initiatives to support business growth.
Ms. Lee attended California State University, Sacramento.
Kevin Dalton is Senior Vice President of Construction and Critical Facilities Engineering and Design (CFED) at RagingWire Data Centers, responsible for leading the team that designs and delivers world-class data centers.
Kevin is an expert in leveraging supply chain optimization and modular pre-fabricated construction techniques to drive rapid growth, improved quality, and speed to market. Throughout his career, he has set the standard for next generation data center designs and led multiple successful sustainability initiatives.
Prior to joining RagingWire, Kevin spent 12 years at Digital Realty in technical and senior management roles, including seven years as Vice President of Engineering, leading teams of engineers to deliver data center solutions for customers around the world. Before that tenure, Kevin spent 10 years at MGE UPS Systems, a world leader in uninterrupted power supply systems, and nine years at McClier Corporation, a design-build firm.
Mr. Dalton earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology.
Yasuo Suzuki is Senior Vice President of Corporate Planning at RagingWire Data Centers. He is responsible for the overall planning function corporate wide including the expansion, investment, and budget strategy.
Yasuo is from NTT Communications Corporation, the parent company of RagingWire, and joined RagingWire in 2014.
At the beginning of his career in the international business portfolio of NTT, Yasuo served as Duty General Manager of NTT Communications Philippines Branch between 1998 and 2001. From 2001 to 2008, he was responsible for the business development with various telecom carriers in the Americas, Asia Pacific, and Europe, Middle East and Africa to deploy NTT Communications’ network services globally. He was one of the key members who helped expand NTT Communications’ international business portfolio. From 2008 to 2013, Yasuo was Director of Group and Alliance Strategy in the Corporate Planning Department, responsible for various global acquisitions. He moved to the Data Center Engineering Department in 2013 and later was promoted to Vice President in 2014.
Mr. Suzuki holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the Meiji University in Tokyo, Japan.
Bob Woolley is Vice President of Critical Facilities Engineering and Design at RagingWire Data Centers, responsible for the teams that design, develop and engineer RagingWire’s portfolio of data centers.
Bob has extensive experience in building technical programs for mission critical environments and has overseen engineering and operations at over 75 data centers throughout his career.
Prior to joining RagingWire, Bob was Vice President of Operations at Primary Integration, one of the largest building commissioning and operational risk management providers. At Lee Technologies, Bob was Vice President of Critical Environment Services, running programs for Microsoft, Coca Cola, Capital One, Fiserv, and KPMG among others. After Lee’s acquisition by Schneider Electric, Bob led the team which introduced critical facility operations services in China, India, Russia and the UK. Prior to joining Lee Technologies, he served as Vice President of Data Center Operations for Navisite, as well as Vice President of Engineering for COLO.COM, where he built and commissioned 27 carrier-neutral colocation facilities in 18 months. He also served as Regional Operations Manager for the Securities Industry Automation Corporation (SIAC) and operated his own mission-critical facilities consulting practice.
Mr. Woolley studied architecture and electrical engineering at Miami University and telecommunications management at Golden Gate University.
Bruno Berti is Vice President of Product Management at RagingWire Data Centers, responsible for the strategy, planning, creation, and launch of all data center colocation and services offerings.
Bruno has over 20 years of product management experience working in various industries, including: data center, disaster recovery, software/SaaS, construction, and telecommunications.
Prior to joining RagingWire, Bruno was the Senior Director of Product Management for SunGard’s solutions around workforce continuity and workplace recovery. He was also the Senior Director of Product Management and Marketing at Meridian Systems (a Trimble Navigation company) responsible for their enterprise lifecycle management software (SaaS based) solutions for capital buildings and programs.
Mr. Berti earned a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Waterloo in Canada.
James Leach is Vice President of Marketing at RagingWire Data Centers, responsible for brand development, demand generation, communications, tradeshows, events, and media.
Over his career, James has brought to market a wide range of innovative technology solutions, including: DNS, web domains, performance monitoring, content delivery networks (CDNs), high performance computing, IT outsourcing, virtual private networks (VPN), cloud computing, enterprise hosting, and data center colocation.
Mr. Leach spent the first 15 years of his career at IBM, starting out as an engineer and then moving into sales and marketing. After IBM, James was the top marketing executive at Savvis, Internap, Neustar, Harris Corporation, and now RagingWire.
Mr. Leach earned an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and graduated with honors and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Carleton College. He currently serves as the Chairperson of the Leadership Board for the Data Center and Cloud Infrastructure Committee of the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), and was elected to the Executive Committee of the Loudoun Economic Development Advisory Commission.
Jerry Gilreath is Vice President of Information Technology (IT) at RagingWire Data Centers, responsible for IT security and infrastructure engineering.
Jerry is an accomplished IT executive with a successful history of designing, building, and delivering high-transaction e-commerce and mission critical technology environments. He is an experienced team leader and project manager, spanning multi-million dollar contracts and technologies.
Prior to joining RagingWire, Jerry held Director and Vice President roles at FusionStorm, responsible for managed services and operations. At Copart, Inc., the world’s largest auto-salvage disposition company, Jerry was responsible for building a global infrastructure to enable a strategic shift from physical presence auctions to an online marketplace, enabling Copart to become a $3 billion global company. He was also Director of Client Support Services at DHAP Digital, a prominent San Francisco based Internet application and infrastructure professional services company.
Mr. Gilreath is a veteran of the United States Air Force where he implemented one of the first USAF websites, managed prototype systems for theater battle management/command, and was responsible for multiple tactical combat technology solutions.
Phillip Sandino is Vice President of Data Center Operations at RagingWire Data Centers, managing end-to-end operations of all RagingWire’s facilities. In addition to critical facilities operations, he has responsibility for corporate safety and security, infrastructure services and commissioning.
Philip is an experienced operational and business development executive with a demonstrated history of business growth and operational excellence working in the energy and data center industries.
Prior to joining RagingWire, Phillip spent 13 years at Dominion Energy as the executive responsible for running power generation facilities, liquid natural gas operations, and directing key customer accounts. He began his career and spent eight years at GE Energy working in engineering and sales worldwide.
Mr. Sandino earned an MBA degree from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor of Science degree from Texas Tech University. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Washington DC Chapter of the 7x24 Exchange. Phillip is a veteran of the United States Navy.
Steven Manos is Vice President of Global Accounts at RagingWire Data Centers, responsible leading RagingWire’s sales to high-growth hyperscale accounts.
Steve has over 20 years of experience in generating revenue, while also directing enterprise business development, critical facility infrastructure, modular data center solutions and other mission-critical tasks related to large scale IT environments.
Prior to joining RagingWire, Steve held the title of Chief Business Officer at Server Farm Realty, LLC, a data center developer. Previously he was Chief Business Officer at Canara Inc., a predictive analytics company. He has been the owner of Manos Internetworking Group, an IT infrastructure consultancy, since 2003. Steve was also the General Manager of the North America Division at Norland Managed Services, and Central Region Manager at Lee Technologies / Schneider Electric.
Mr. Manos earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Geography-Environmental Engineering from Drake University.